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Grigol Vakhvakhishvili-Dodorkeli
(348 words)

Date of Birth: After 1659

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: Before 1750

Place of Death: Presumably St Dodo’s monastery, Davitgareja Laura, Kaxetʻi


There is very little information on Grigol Vakhvakhishvili. We know that he lived at the end of the 17th and beginning of the 18th centuries in Kaxetʻi, Georgia’s eastern kingdom. He is thought to have been the son of Kaxetʻi’s royal falconer. Later, he took vows as …

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Ghaghanidze, Merab, “Grigol Vakhvakhishvili-Dodorkeli”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>

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